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Boudoir Cheese Model

Ruminations from a Boudoir Cheese Model


In the winter of 2016, a friend told me she was setting up a boudoir photo shoot for a cheese spread and needed a human model to go along with the wedges. I was flattered that she thought of me and figured that my garter belt could always use some more airplay, so I accepted. […]

In Queso You Missed It February 11th


Welcome to Sunday, cheese lovers! Hope you’re relaxing and preparing for a week of indulgence, romance, and watching the winter Olympics. We’ve got Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, and Chinese New Year headed our way. Stuff your stomachs, spoil your significant other, and take a bite out of these cheesy tidbits. Here’s what you might have […]

Hazelnut-Chocolate Bars

Rich, Velvety Hazelnut Chocolate Bars with Crème Fraîche


Chocolate ganache is typically made with heavy cream; here we use crème fraîche to add a welcome tangy note to these deeply chocolaty bar cookies. Photographed by Beryl Striewski

Valentine's Day Cheese Plate

Valentine’s Day Cheese Plate


When it comes to everyone’s favorite Hallmark holiday, a great cheese plate is key. It takes almost no time to prepare but provides a wallop of wow-factor—as long as your pairings are on point. What more would you need to woo your beau? To source these sexy selections, we reached out to Tess McNamara, director […]

Cheese and Vinyl Pairings for Every Kind of Valentine’s Day


Valentine’s Day is coming and we know that everything has to be perfect. The outfit, the plans, the companion, the food—it’s all got to be just right. If you’re like us, you’ve got your date night cheese plate already figured out. But seductive cheese deserves a flirtatious soundtrack. How can you expect to set the […]